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promulgate

prom·ul·gate

promulgate

 
 
pronunciation:
pra ml geIt [or] pro muhl geIt
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: promulgated, promulgates, promulgating
definition 1: to institute (a law or court decree) by proclamation.
synonyms:
declare, decree, proclaim
similar words:
announce, pronounce
definition 2: to explain or give instruction in (a doctrine) in public; advocate.
Feminists promulgated their views on the rights of women.
synonyms:
advocate
similar words:
elucidate, explain, expound, preach, present, promote, teach
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derivations: promulgation (n.), promulgator (n.)
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